Why did the Late Renaissance consider the art & sculpture of Botticelli, Donatello,& Michelangelo “too pagan”?

Question by killer k: Why did the Late Renaissance consider the art & sculpture of Botticelli, Donatello,& Michelangelo “too pagan”?
Im having a hard time studying for my Art History and Appreciation Final…and its coming up quite soon.. someone plz help? c:

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Answer by Rudy H
They painted too many fat chicks.

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How do you define the word, “Pagan”?

Question by Gary D: How do you define the word, “Pagan”?

What are some examples of things that are “Pagan” to you?

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Answer by I Am Goddess
I think of it as any rustic and/or folk religion.

According to Wikipedia, paganism is a blanket term given to describe religions and spiritual practices of pre-Christian Europe, and by extension a term for polytheistic traditions or folk religion worldwide seen from a Western or Christian viewpoint.

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Q&A: Are Judaism, Christianity and Islam as juvenile and barbaric as any ancient “pagan” religion?

Question by Biff H: Are Judaism, Christianity and Islam as juvenile and barbaric as any ancient “pagan” religion?

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Answer by gertystorrud
True Christianity is not! < ')))><

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In his Ecclesiastical History, Bede tells where the pagan “idols once stood” because?

Question by Sarah: In his Ecclesiastical History, Bede tells where the pagan “idols once stood” because?
A. People still worship there
B. he had authenticated his information with physical evidence
C. he liked unnecessary details
D. he made up facts to lend credence to his history

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Answer by Let My People Go
So, how ARE things at your Washington law firm today, anyway?

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How did “country dweller” (“pagan”) come to mean “non-christian”?

Question by Crazy Pirate (((zilla))): How did “country dweller” (“pagan”) come to mean “non-christian”?
Is it just that christianity was the new, hip, city-slicker religion? or something more insidious?

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Answer by The Dude
When you indoctrinate an area, you start with the population centers. The country dwellers are a lower priority, and thus get indoctrinated last.

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